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April 2019 – Congratulations to Summer – Undergraduate Thesis Award

April 2019 – Congratulations to Summer who was won an Honourable Mention Prize for her undergraduate thesis poster presentation titled “High throughput screening of crown ethers for Isotope separations”.

March 2019 – Congratulations to Evans – Killam Fellowship

Congratulations to Evans on being awarded a prestiguous Killam  Postdoctoral Fellowship which he is taking up at Dalhousie University to develop catalysts for water splitting.

January 2019 – Congratulations to Mykhaylo on his new job

January 30th 2019.  Congratulations to Dr. Krykunov who has accepted a position at the Canada Bank Note Company as a machine learning developer.  He will start there  in the middle of March.

January 2019 – Ludwig Defends his MSc thesis!

January 29th 2019. Ludwig successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis titled ” New Machine Learning Models for Predicting the Performance of MOFs in Post-Combustion Carbon Capture.”  He will start a Ph.D. program in Austria in February.

January 2019 – Congratulations to Sean on his new job at Health Canada

January 2019 – Congratulations to Sean Collins who will start working at Health Canada on January 14th to develop data driven toxicity models.  Now all he has to do is submit his Ph.D. thesis!

November 2018. Nagesh and Gokul visit the lab from the University of Alberta.

November 2018. Nagesh Pai and Gokul Subraveti from the process engineering group of Prof. Arvind Rajendran at the University of Alberta spend a week in the Woo lab to learn about molecular simulation methods. 

October 2018. Summer’s first paper published in Chem. Comm.

October 2018. Summer who worked in the lab in the lab this past summer as a co-op student has her first paper under her belt.  The paper, a collaborative effort by the Song lab at the University of Toronto and the Woo lab was published in Chemical Communications.   Kivi, C.E.; Gelfand, B.S.; Dureckova, H.; Ma, …

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September 2018. Chris Demone Successfully Defends his M.Sc. Thesis

September 2018. Chris Demone successfully defends his M.Sc. thesis titled “Partial Atomic Charge Methods for Simulating Porous Frameworks with a Net Charge and their Application to Gas Separations in Zeolites”. The committee has nominated his thesis for a thesis prize. Chris is already working at the Bank of Canada as an HPC specialist.

September 2018. Cat Joins the Group as a New M.Sc. Student

September 2018. Cat Huynh joins the group as a M.Sc. student.  Cat did her B.Sc. with Alex Brown at the University of Alberta.

July 2018. Christina Joins the Group for the Summer

July 2018. Christina Bakowsky joins the group with a University of Ottawa Undergraduate Research Scholarships.